City of London Trading Standards
Since the 1850’s the City of London Corporation has played an important role in the development of Animal Health & Welfare. Animal Health and Welfare Services is provided by the City of London Corporation, a uniquely diverse organisation with three main aims –
• To support and promote London as the world’s leading international financial and business centre and attract new business to the capital and the whole UK
• To work in partnership with local communities to increase skills, employment and opportunities for all Londoners, including through the City Bridge Trust
• To enhance the capital as a hub of culture, history and green spaces for Londoners – residents, workers, and visitors.
• Currently the responsibility for imported animals in regards to welfare and the prevention of disease extends beyond the boundaries of the Square Mile to all of Greater London.
The City of London has a resource of experienced, qualified and competent Animal Health Inspectors to offer animal health agency arrangements to other Local Authorities whose animal health & welfare facilities are less extensive. Carrying out inspections in a range of premises covered by Animal Health Legislation offering advice, education and carrying out enforcement.